XING is a social network for business professionals to connect and share ideas and projects, as well as find suitable employment.

XING Is the social network for business professionals. More than 13 million members worldwide – over 6.5 million of whom are based in german-speaking countries – use xing to boost their business, job, and career. Xing is a platform where professionals from all kinds of different industries can meet up, find jobs, colleagues, new assignments, cooperation partners, experts and generate business ideas. Members can meet and exchange views in over 50,000 specialist groups, while also getting together at networking events.

The platform is operated by xing ag, which was founded in hamburg, germany, in 2003, has been publicly listed since 2006, and listed on the tecdax since september 2011. In december 2010, xing acquired amiando ag, a munich-based company and europe’s leading provider of online event management and ticketing. The acquisition of kununu gmbh, the leading platform for employer reviews in german-speaking countries, allows xing to extend its position as the social recruiting market leader.

Founders: Bill Liao